All about a lunar grapefruit

debasis mukhopadhyay

Poem with a lunar grapefruit published in The Curly Mind (Issue 1, December 2015), a new blogzine (UK) for innovative, weird & risky poetry (December 6, 2015).

I’m really honored to have my work in the inaugural issue of this great publication of experimental poetry, alongside authors like Jerome Rothernberg.  Big thanks to the Editor Reuben Woolley.

Poem with a lunar grapefruit

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Summer Vacation by Debasis Mukhopadhyay

my heart is a stopped germanium…

Rock The Chair

In the white of this country, Germaniums bleed no more than ten weeks. Ten weeks past, the babies stopped. No belly. Nothing could hold us far from the ultrasound report.

“Sorry about what happened to your wife yesterday”, I heard and heard it again. Yesterday‘s grim ray riddled me again. Thanks extended to everybody again.

The shadow of the two lying in the bottom of her body was scooped out. No belly. Scraped out. End of summer. So then, we headed off on vacation to unplug. No Germaniums.

The writhing worlds fell silent to become still near Baie Pasha. Still as the lake surrounding our cabin that came with a boat down-in-the-history of the New World. Stillness was called to sprawl out under the dead summer sun.

Forest trails, canoe lines, hand in hand, at every movement, the wind passed though our hearts. The slopes darkened after the sundown…

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